Lourdes loves to be a farmer. She does rice farming for a living. The 2-hectare (5-acre) piece of land they have is where they get their source of living. With proper maintenance and land preparation, they will reap a good harvest.
Lourdes requested a loan from Community Economic Ventures, Inc. to support her business. She asked for 15,000 Php which will be used to buy farm supplies.
Lourdes is married to Victor and they have two children. Her eldest is 17 years old.
About Community Economic Ventures, Inc.
Community Economic Ventures, Inc. (CEVI), based in Bohol, was awarded the Platinum Award for Transparency in Social Performance Reporting by CGAP. Social performance monitoring is imperative in measuring a microfinance institution’s effectiveness. The fact that CEVI is participating in this process speaks volumes about the organization’s commitment to serving its clients effectively. In addition to providing credit for its clients, CEVI provides savings, insurance, and training through regular cluster group meetings.